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JEE Main Dress Code 2020 for Male and Female

Updated on: Sep 02 2020

The National Testing Agency (NTA) recently released an advisory stating the dos and don’ts for JEE Main 2020 April/September exam. The exam is scheduled to be held from September 1 to 6 in computer-based mode. Like the first phase, this time there is no mention of the dress code that one should follow on the day of the exam. However, there are certain regulations issued by the NTA which may affect your choice of outfit on the exam day. NTA has specifically mentioned, "Shoes with thick soles and garments with large buttons not allowed". Read below to know the dos and don’ts vis a vis exam dress code including the following:

  • List of banned items
  • Guidelines for COVID-19
  • Guideline for diabetic students
  • Items to carry to JEE Main 2020 exam centres

JEE Main 2020 Dress Code - What To Wear And What Not To Wear

Take a look at the pointers below to get a thorough understanding of what you should and what you shouldn’t wear to your JEE Main test centre.   

What to wear:

  • Wear simple, plain and comfortable clothes to avoid undergoing exhaustive checking
  • Try wearing half sleeves clothes which are light and do not have many drapes
  • Complicated hairstyles or clothing will lead to a longer frisking session
  • If you wear any religious attire please reach before the time for thorough frisking

What not to wear:

  • Avoid wearing clothes that have metal attached to them (underwired bras, belts etc)
  • Avoid wearing any kind of jewellery or other accessories
  • Do not wear long sleeved clothes or attires/trousers with too many pockets/deep pockets
  • Do not wear shoes with thick soles. Candidates wearing shoes have to face longer frisking/checking procedures. Wear sandals/slippers
  • Do not wear garments with large buttons.
  • Do not wear fancy stoles, scarfs, watches, sunglasses etc
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